Senior Legal Officer C- Contracts and Commercial

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£42,683 - £47,334
11 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
GC 1725
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The Council has ambitious plans for the economic regeneration and development of Kirklees.

We are looking for an outstanding commercial lawyer with substantial experience to lead our Contracts and Commercial team including supervision and management at this exciting time.

You will have your own complex caseload on matters including  local government  law and procedure, local authority involvement in companies and joint ventures , contracts  (including ICT and construction) ,public procurement ,PFI Academy transfers ,TUPE ,waste management  and other commercial /partnership work .

You must be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister holding a current practising certificate, or  FILEx.

You should be a confident, skilled and enthusiastic lawyer with a “can do” commercial approach.

The post would suit an experienced candidate.

We offer mobile and agile working; together with access to the local government pension scheme. You will benefit from 27.5 days (+8 public holidays) and rising to 32.5 days holiday after 5 years ‘ service

In order to be short-listed for this job, please complete the attached summary sheet application form.  In addition to your completed summary sheet application form, you may also submit your CV.

Full time applications only.